How to correctly torque multiple fixings to ensure even gasket compression
November 13, 2018
Correctly torque pump components with multiple fixings to ensure even gasket compression and a perfect seal, specifically describing the tightening sequence and torque settings for each pass.
Whilst the video uses a pump casing to describe the correct process, the same principal can be applied to any component with a similar bolting pattern (including fewer bolts in the pattern).
- Feeler gauge
- Torque wrench – relevant sized socket